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05-01-2011, 12:11 PM
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eco's bones
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Originally Posted by Riche16 View Post
Brian Leetch says "Hi"
Leetch may have been my favorite Ranger ever--but he was also declining at that point in his career and on a team that had missed the playoffs for several seasons--in any case that trade was the beginning of a movement away from a country club mentality of buying your way to the cup back into one where the team started towards prospect player development which has been more successful than those 7 straight years where we eclipsed every other team in money spent on players who couldn't get us into the playoffs. Maybe it wasn't the classiest thing--but my previous remark phrased it 'much more often' that the Rangers choose a classy way to do things--it didn't say every time.

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